Sundance Institute president and founder Redford will emcee the special evening that will begin with a performance of the New York Theatre Workshop production of An Iliad featuring Tony winner Denis O'Hare at 7 PM.
A dinner party and performances at the Bowery Hotel will follow. Scheduled to appear are Ebersole and Tony-nominated Grey Gardens composer Scott Frankel, as well as Tony nominee Jeanine Tesori (Shrek, Caroline, or Change) and her Fun Home collaborator Georgi James. All are alumni of the Sundance Theatre Program.
Notable works developed at Sundance include The Light in the Piazza, Spring Awakening, I Am My Own Wife, Circle Mirror Transformation and The Good Negro.
Individual tickets to the March 12 gala are $750. For tickets visit www.sundance.org/nybenefit, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone (310) 360-1981.